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BSc Economics and Economic History


UCAS code: VL31 BSc/EcEcH

Usual standard offer: A level: grades A A B with A in Mathematics

International Baccalaureate: Diploma with 37 points including 6 6 6 at Higher level (to include Mathematics)

Other qualifications are considered

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Applications 2012: 230

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This joint degree is an alternative way of studying economics. It will appeal if you want training in the application of economic theory and quantitative methods to real problems.

Please read the following important information before referring to full details of course options found in the Programme Regulations|

The programme regulations available are for the current academic session and may be subject to change before the beginning of the next academic year. For more information about course availability in the next academic session, please contact the relevant academic department. The School reserves the right at all times to withdraw, suspend or alter particular courses and syllabuses, and to alter the level of fees. Courses are on occasion capped (limited to a maximum number of students) or subject to entry conditions requiring the approval of the course convenor. The School cannot guarantee that places on specific courses will be available.

First year

You take courses in economics, mathematics, statistics and economic history.

Second and third years

You take four more courses in economics or quantitative methods (or three such courses and an outside option) and three in economic history, one of which is the compulsory second year course, Theories and Evidence in Economic History, the other an advanced course. You will also complete a research project in economic history in which you will use quantitative and/or computing skills. You will have some freedom to choose between different economics and economic history courses.

Economic history options

Second year courses

Advanced third year courses

Economics options (joint degree)

Second year courses

Third year courses